Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches

I've been really struggling to post lately; even my weekly Sunday beauty post has fallen by the wayside. I'm going through one of those phases in my Chronic Life when I have zero energy left; the constant battle with the pain is wearing me down. The pain itself is also particularly severe and persistent, even… Continue reading Makeup Geek Eyeshadow Swatches

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Tarteist Pro Custom Magnetic Palette

Despite the fact that I started wearing makeup when I was 13 (very subtly so as to avoid detection by my mum or teachers), a couple of decades later I remain a newbie to the world of eyeshadow. Until now the only eyeshadow I use regularly is a slightly-lighter-than-my-skin shade just beneath the arches when… Continue reading Tarteist Pro Custom Magnetic Palette

Birthday Beauty Haul Pt 1

I don't often get the chance to buy multiple beauty products in one go; it's a sad fact that being chronically ill does bad things to your disposable income! But on my birthday and at Christmas I tend to get beauty gifts and gift cards from the people close to me so I'm able to… Continue reading Birthday Beauty Haul Pt 1

Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Palette: 1st Impressions 

If you've read my recent posts, you'll know that I've decided that at the age of 34, it's time to finally learn how to apply eyeshadow properly. I recently purchased my first palette from Tarte (the collaboration with Grav3yardgirl of YouTube fame, see post here) and am browsing posts on Too Faced and Urban Decay… Continue reading Maybelline The Blushed Nudes Palette: 1st Impressions 

Spectrum Eyeshadow Brush Set: 1st Impressions

As you may have picked up from my previous posts, I'm currently on a mission to up my eyeshadow game. I'm in the process of collecting some staple shades and formulas and binge watching YouTube videos in an effort to learn how the grown ups apply eyeshadow that doesn't end up looking like a muddy… Continue reading Spectrum Eyeshadow Brush Set: 1st Impressions

Grav3yardGirl Tarte Palette

Time for a shocking confession - my eyeshadow skills are so poor that's they're pretty much nonexistent. You know how some people love a winged liquid eyeliner look but really struggle to create the desired look on themselves? That's how I am with eyeshadow. At the age of 34 I've decided that I shall not… Continue reading Grav3yardGirl Tarte Palette